Costain, the engineering group deploying technology-based solutions to meet national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures, has been appointed by the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) to provide consulting services as part of its Management Consultancy Framework.
One of the privileges of the engineering and built environment sector is that our work can transform the lives of local communities as well as the end customers, from young people in early careers to people who want a fresh start.
Costain has today appointed Jacqueline de Rojas as a non-executive director. The appointment is with effect from 20 November 2017. Jacqueline is a leader in the UK technology sector and an experienced non-executive director.
A consortium led by TRL, the global centre for innovation in transport and mobility, has been awarded £13.4m of the government’s £51m Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) test bed funding to create a world-leading, real-world test environment in London for the development of future mobility solutions.
The construction phase of Scotland’s biggest waste water tunnel, which will help tackle flooding and improve river water quality in the Glasgow area, has been completed.
A team of cyclists from four Costain projects in South Wales set off on a 400mile cycle challenge to Edinburgh, to raise funds towards the Ty Hafan Children’s Hospice Memorial Gardens project that commenced in August last year.
Costain is working with a consortium of partners headed by TRL, the global centre of innovation and transport mobility, on the first real-world operational trial of platooning vehicles on UK roads.